Wednesday, 17 October 2012

At last ...

... a bit of crafting time - I've spent the morning putting together lots of cards, using some recycled materials and cannibalising some of my own cards that I made some time ago.

I originally had a multi-fold Christmas card that I've cut up and altered to make three different cards:

I'm entering these for the following challenges:

Alphabet: R for recycle, repurpose
Unstampabelles 16: recycled or repurposed (no stamping on the first and third card)
ABC Christmas: U for up to you
Christmas stampin all year long 32: anything goes (the second card has stamping)
Totally stampalicious: Christmas card or project (the second card has stamping)
Ooh-la-la 116: Christmas sentiment
St Luke's October: clean and simple Christmas (particularly the third card)
Sunday's with Santa facebook week 40: plain and simple
Just keep on creating: Christmas in around the corner
One stitch at a time 135: music or a song (first card)
Squigglefly 4112: music (first card)
Crafty sentiments: bows or ribbons (first and second cards)
Southern girls 55: tie a ribbon around it (first and second cards)
Little red wagon 155: bow-dacious ...(first and second cards)
Top tip Tuesday 87: things with wings (first card)
Bizzy Becs October: things with wings (first card)
The cupboard trilogy October 4: things with wings (first card)
CRAFT 176: monochromatic
Perfect sentiments 53D: birds &/or blooms with sentiment (third card)
Pink gem 57: flowers (third card)
Stanp n doodle: anything goes
Challenges 4 everybody 5: anything goes
Eclectic ellapu 1: anything goes
Fashionista 8: anything goes
Tammy scraping corner 32: anything goes
Bearly mine 57: anything goes
Emerald faerie garden 34: anything goes
Through the craftroom door 40: anything goes
2 sisters 113: anything goes
Crafty bloggers network October: anything goes
Cards galore October: anything goes
Crafty mess 19: anything goes
House of Gilli: anything goes
Lady Anne Monday: anything goes
Deep ocean 36: anything goes
DL.ART thankful Thursday: anything goes
Make it Monday 111
Inspire me Fridays 80
52 card pick up 41


  1. Gorgeous cards and great use of recycling! Great job and thanks so much for playing at the Unstampabelles Challenge!

  2. Great way to get 3 from one Hazel! Thanks again for joining us at St Lukes.

  3. Lovely selection of cards here, thank you for playing along with The cupboard trilogy, good luck Hun xx Zoe DT xx

  4. Gorgeous, lovely cards, thank you for joining us at craftymess.

  5. Hazel, you did a great job of creating three recycled cards from one! What a great idea! :^) Thank you for sharing them with us at Lady Anne's! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  6. Wow a stunning creation thanks for joining us at craft for our monochrome challenge

  7. lovely card, thanks for playing along with CRAFT x carol

  8. Wow, This is a fantastic Creation.
    Thank you so much for sharing this with us. Please come back next week.
    Tammy Ortiz
    Founder of
    Tammy Scrapin Corner

  9. I love the card Hazel. I like to recycle cards too that don't make the cut with me. Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment.

  10. Hi, Hazel! Beautiful cards--love the details! Thanks so much for joining us at CSAYL! :)

  11. You are such a prolific card maker Hazel and always full of good ideas.
    My favorite is no 1.
    Saw this on MIM mine is #124
    Margaret M

  12. A fabulous collection Hazel and great to reuse old cards this way. Thanks for sharing and joining in the fun at Unstampabelles!

  13. Great card...Thanks for joining at LRW!

  14. Such a lovely card Hazel, you are clever making three different cards from one...Thank you for sharing with us this week at "Make it Monday"..

  15. Very good use of recycling here. Thanks for joining in our Recycling/Repurposing Challenge at UnstampaBelles.

  16. This is so beautifully designed. Loving your creativity.
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member}

  17. Wonderful job, as always, Hazel. Thanks for sharing this creation with us at Stamp-N-Doodle!

  18. Great idea! Three out of one too cannot be bad! Thanks for sharing at One Stitch at a Time and good luck with the Challenge. Judy DT

  19. wonderful Cards! You've been quite the busy lady. Thank you for sharing with Through the Craftroom Door this week.

  20. All three are really nice Hazel. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon.


    CraftyGirl OSAAT DT

  21. Awesome - thanks for joining us at Squigglefly.

  22. You are the finest example of recycling I've ever met. I love that everything can return to new life on a new card and especially your trio from just one earlier card. All very beautiful Hazel. :)

    Thank you for entering challenges at Squigglefly, Top Tip Tuesday and Make It Monday.
    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Lisa xx

  23. How lovely is this
    Thank you for joining us this time on
    Crafty Sentiments
    Love Jan

  24. Great cards Hazel and wonderful way to turn one card into three cards. Thanks for joining us again at Unstampabelles, always good to see your name.

  25. Hi hun! Your card is too cute! Thanks for sharing it with us at Deep Ocean for our Anything goes challenge :)

    Hugs, Franz.

  26. Lovely card Hazel, thank you for joining in with The Cupboard Trilogy challenge, but sadly we can not accept the entry because the rules state that we only allow you to enter into a maximum of 14 challenges including ours.
    I do hope you understand & join us again
    Jane xx

  27. Great Holiday cards, I love the colors. Thanks for joining our Music/Song-inspired Challenge at OSAAT this week. Best, CG

  28. Great cards, thanks for Playing along with us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge, and brilliant to see you at Top Tip Tuesday too! Samantha :0)

  29. What a great idea and three lovely cards too :0)
    So glad you joined us again this month at St Luke's :0)
    Jenny x

  30. Very pretty... greatly recycled!
    Thank you for joining the Fashionista's this is wonderful to have you and hope you will join us again!

    DT Coordinator~~ Rina

  31. Wonderful cards! Love the papers you used on them. Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge.

  32. Great cards Hazel! Thanks for joining us at The Emerald Faeries. Good luck and hope you will join us again.

  33. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week, good luck.
    Hugs Nataliya.

  34. Great cards Hazel, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments and Emerald Faeries

  35. Ihana kortti sinulla tähän Emerald Faeries with Anything Goes-haateeseen
    Kiitos kun osallistuit
    Onnea arvontaan
    Kaikkea hyvää elämääsi sinne !

  36. Super card Hazel! thanks for joining us at BMC this time

  37. Hi Hazel this is a fantastic Christmas card.
    Thank you for playing at The Bizzy Becs challenge this mounth.

  38. hello Hazel, your card is to cute and sweet as always, thanks to play with us at CSAYL, hope to see you next week.

  39. Very beautiful cards all! Thanks for joining the celebration at The Perfect Sentiment!

  40. You've certainly been busy. I got a bit worried when you said that you had cannibalised some previous cards;) But I absolutely love that blue christmas design you've done here. Thanks for playing at ABC Christmas Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back the 31st for a new challenge. Bettina xx

  41. This is beautiful, Hazel! Don't forget, if you've done all four of our challenges at Perfect Sentiments by October 30, you need to take the extra step and link to the Grand Prize page also in order to be in the Grand Prize draw. Thanks for playing along with us and helping us celebrate our First birthday!
    NanaConnie PSC DT

  42. Gorgeous card! Thank you for entering the Cards Galore Challenge...good luck! xx

  43. Great card! Awesome creation and colors.


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